Sound and Light Technology
Sound and Light Directed Energy Intermediate Force Capabilities (IFC) integrate various independent technologies such as:
into ergonomic and effective system of systems elements that hail, warn, move, disrupt and suppress individuals with very low risk of significant injury.
Enable commanders to control or de-escalate a situation using IFCsto hail, warn, dazzle and/or communicate. The Program Sound and Light portfolio supports National Defense Strategy objectives,including:
IFC complement lethal force by giving service members engaged in ground, maritime and air operations more options and decision space. They are a force multiplier that enhances the Joint Force's adaptability to support strategic objectives, which include minimizing civilian casualties.